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Territorial Conflict and Reconciliation in Bolivia

Kent Eaton

in Territory and Ideology in Latin America: Policy Conflicts between National and Subnational Governments

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
June 2017
ISBN:
9780198800576
eISBN:
9780191840050
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198800576.003.0005
Subject:
Political Science, Comparative Politics

This chapter focuses on subnational policy challenges in Bolivia and on the important victories achieved by neoliberal challengers located in the country’s most powerful department: Santa Cruz. The ... More


Strategies of the Black Pacific: Music and Diasporic Identity in Peru

Kwame Dixon and John Burdick

in Comparative Perspectives on Afro-Latin America

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
September 2012
ISBN:
9780813037561
eISBN:
9780813043098
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813037561.003.0003
Subject:
Society and Culture, Latin American Studies

Chapter 2 focuses on the rise of Afro-Peruvian music and social identity as unique aspects of the Black Pacific and Afro-Latin social identity.


Cosmographical Styles at the Casa, Consejo, and Corte

in Secret Science: Spanish Cosmography and the New World

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
March 2013
ISBN:
9780226675343
eISBN:
9780226675374
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226675374.003.0003
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter shows cosmography at a turning point. Fifty years of trying to incorporate knowledge of the New World into the cosmographical corpus had highlighted some deficiencies within ... More


Notes from the Santa Cruz Island Reserve

John Seibert Farnsworth

in Nature beyond Solitude: Notes from the Field

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
September 2020
ISBN:
9781501747281
eISBN:
9781501747298
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Cornell University Press
DOI:
10.7591/cornell/9781501747281.003.0002
Subject:
Information Science, Information Science

This chapter presents the author's field notes from the Santa Cruz Island Reserve. The author was particularly interested in studying island foxes. Lacking natural predators, island foxes tend not to ... More


The Making of a Movement in Santa Cruz: Uneven Regional Agrarian Development in Obispo Santiesteban and Ichilo

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.7
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

This chapter narrates the regional history of Ichilo and Obispo Santiesteban, two centrally important areas of rice and soy production, respectively, which have now become centers of Movimiento Sin ... More


Military Bases and Rubber Tires: Okinawans and Mennonites at the Margins of Nation, Revolution, and Empire, 1952–1968

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

in Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656106
eISBN:
9781469656120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656106.003.0003
Subject:
History, Environmental History

This chapter explores the transnational undercurrents of Bolivia’s national revolution. It weaves together the geopolitical and environmental forces that led the Okinawans and Mennonites to Santa ... More


From Abandonment to Autonomy

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

in Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656106
eISBN:
9781469656120
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656106.003.0008
Subject:
History, Environmental History

The Epilogue extends the history of the March to the East to the present. It returns to the personal history of current Bolivian President Evo Morales and links his personal trajectory in the March ... More


The Bowland Bust: Medicine and the Law in Santa Cruz, California

Wendy Kline

in Coming Home: How Midwives Changed Birth

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
February 2019
ISBN:
9780190232511
eISBN:
9780190232542
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190232511.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, Family History

Chapter 4 traces the role of the hippie midwife from the perspective of a legal case. In 1974, three women were arrested in an undercover sting operation in Santa Cruz and charged with practicing ... More


Stings of Visibility: Picture Theories and Visual Contact

Andrea Bachner

in The Mark of Theory: Inscriptive Figures, Poststructuralist Prehistories

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780823277476
eISBN:
9780823280469
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Fordham University Press
DOI:
10.5422/fordham/9780823277476.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, Film, Media, and Cultural Studies

This chapter shifts its focus to the ways in which media studies uses inscription by probing the imaginary at work in theoretical and artistic conceptualizations of visual media, especially ... More


The Toil of Man: Black Emancipation, Chinese Indenture, and the Colonization of Belize

Zach Sell

in Trouble of the World: Slavery and Empire in the Age of Capital

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781469661346
eISBN:
9781469660479
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469661346.003.0010
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter examines mid-nineteenth century projects to colonize British Honduras. In the midst of Black emancipation in the United States, British colonial officials sought the settlement of ... More


Mobile “Indigenous” Citizenship: Marching for a New Agrarian Reform Law

Nicole Fabricant

in Mobilizing Bolivia's Displaced: Indigenous Politics and the Struggle over Land

Published in print:
2012
Published Online:
July 2014
ISBN:
9780807837139
eISBN:
9781469601458
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/9780807837511_fabricant.10
Subject:
Society and Culture, Native American Studies

The Fifth National March for Land and Territory from Santa Cruz to Cochabamba to La Paz on November 2006 was the fifth attempt by the Movimiento sin Tierra (MST) to bring indigenous communities ... More


Landscape of Migration: Mobility and Environmental Change on Bolivia's Tropical Frontier, 1952 to the Present

Ben Nobbs-Thiessen

Published in print:
2020
Published Online:
May 2021
ISBN:
9781469656106
eISBN:
9781469656120
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469656106.001.0001
Subject:
History, Environmental History

In the wake of a 1952 revolution, leaders of Bolivia's National Revolutionary Movement (MNR) embarked on a program of internal colonization known as the "March to the East." In an impoverished ... More


Junípero Serra’s Mission Muse: Sor María de Jesús de Ágreda and Her Writings

Anna M. Nogar

in Worlds of Junipero Serra: Historical Contexts and Cultural Representations

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
September 2018
ISBN:
9780520295391
eISBN:
9780520968165
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of California Press
DOI:
10.1525/california/9780520295391.003.0005
Subject:
History, American History: early to 18th Century

As Anna Nogar shows in her essay, “Junípero Serra’s Muse,” María de Jesús de Ágreda’s influence on Serra was profound, and her writings and seemingly countless bilocations to New Spain, where she ... More


Our Lady of the Rosary La Naval in the Making of the Spanish Pacific

Christina H. Lee

in Saints of Resistance: Devotions in the Philippines under Early Spanish Rule

Published in print:
2022
Published Online:
October 2021
ISBN:
9780190916145
eISBN:
9780190916176
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190916145.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, World Religions

This chapter studies the history of Our Lady of the Rosary La Naval from her foundational miracles in Japan, Ternate, and Mindoro to her divine intervention in the Dutch war of 1646, the event that ... More


The Ghost of Sinapupu (Tikopia and Vanikoro, 1978)

Patrick Vinton Kirch

in Unearthing the Polynesian Past: Explorations and Adventures of an Island Archaeologist

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780824853457
eISBN:
9780824868345
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Hawai'i Press
DOI:
10.21313/hawaii/9780824853457.003.0009
Subject:
Society and Culture, Pacific Studies

This chapter details further archaeological ventures into Tikopia, as well as an additional venture into Vanikoro. Of note in the former area are the excavation sites at Kiki and Sinapupu, both of ... More


Looking Backward, Moving Forward

Robert H. Abzug

in Psyche and Soul in America: The Spiritual Odyssey of Rollo May

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
December 2020
ISBN:
9780199754373
eISBN:
9780197512944
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780199754373.003.0024
Subject:
History, American History: 20th Century, History of Religion

May turns to writing a fond and interpretively acute short book on his relationship to Paul Tillich-Paulus—and runs into difficulties with Hannah Arendt’s own memoir of her marriage. He then ... More


Old Stories in New Letters (1520s–1550s)

Camilla Townsend

in Annals of Native America: How the Nahuas of Colonial Mexico Kept Their History Alive

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
November 2016
ISBN:
9780190628994
eISBN:
9780190629021
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190628994.003.0002
Subject:
History, Latin American History

In Central Mexico, the generation in power at the time of the Spanish conquest faced not only a crisis but also a new set of opportunities. Don Alonso Castañeda Chimalpopoca, a chief of Cuauhtinchan ... More


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